Observation 216364: Scleroderma Pers.
When: 2015-09-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found next to entrance sign of hospital parking lot. This is a thick-skinned Scleroderma, with nearly no pseudostipe. The peridium bruises red to pink when sliced.

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In situ. Entrance sign is just to the right.
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In hand, showing close-up of peridium top.
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In hand, showing side and base of sporocarp.
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Peridium quite hard and thick. Note red staining of peridium on right side.
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Close-up of sectioned sporocarp, showing single rhizomorph at base.

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Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified; Kuo’s Scleroderma Key on MushroomExpert.

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Created: 2015-09-17 21:52:24 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2015-10-25 11:36:36 CDT (-0500)
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